Definition of "work-shy" [work-shy]

  • (adjective) Alternative spelling of workshy.

Use "work-shy" in a sentence

  • "The name means "Let them talk", and was chosen in response to the men of the village calling the women work-shy and idle."
  • ""And taxpayers such as me, the diligent and industrious folk who, with our earnings, make life tolerable for the work-shy malingerers whose fortunes seem to concern you so much, would not be obliged to give away their hard-earned wealth to support such parasites!" replied Scrooge."
  • "Where is the incentive to work hard , when government is handing out such large sums to the work-shy in society."

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